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    Ukraine’s Poroshenko plans referendum on NATO membership: German media
    Feb02

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko plans referendum on NATO membership: German media

    BERLIN – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans a referendum on whether Ukraine should join the NATO alliance given polls that show 54 percent of Ukrainians now favor such a move, Germany’s Funke Mediengruppe newspaper chain reported Thursday. … …read more Source:...

    Defence Minister Sajjan looking to help Ukraine while Trump administration adopts low key approach to renewed fighting
    Feb02

    Defence Minister Sajjan looking to help Ukraine while Trump administration adopts low key approach to renewed fighting

    As fighting flared up again in eastern Ukraine, the Canadian government suggested it might consider additional support to Ukraine’s government. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said he is concerned about the new outbreak of violence. Canada has committed around 200 military personnel to help train Ukrainian security personnel. The mission...

    Canada mulls more support for Ukraine
    Feb02

    Canada mulls more support for Ukraine

    (Adrian Wyld/CP) OTTAWA – Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says the federal government is concerned about a new outbreak of fighting in Ukraine and is looking at ways to “improve” Canada’s military support to the country. “I’m looking at the options right now in terms of how we can improve our support, what changes that we need to...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko plans referendum on NATO membership: German media
    Feb02

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko plans referendum on NATO membership: German media

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans a referendum on whether Ukraine should join the NATO alliance given polls that show 54 percent of Ukrainians now favor such a move, Germany’s Funke Mediengruppe newspaper chain reported Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko plans referendum on NATO membership: German media
    Feb02

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko plans referendum on NATO membership: German media

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans a referendum on whether Ukraine should join the NATO alliance given polls that show 54 percent of Ukrainians now favor such a move, Germany’s Funke Mediengruppe newspaper chain reported Thursday. …read more Source: Libya...

    NATO issues dire Ukraine warning as 19 die in fighting
    Feb02

    NATO issues dire Ukraine warning as 19 die in fighting

    The head of NATO warned on Wednesday that Ukraine faced its worst violence “in a long time” as global alarm rang out over a spike in bloodshed that has killed 19 people in the European Union’s backyard. The post NATO issues dire Ukraine warning as 19 die in fighting appeared first on Inquirer News. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko plans referendum on NATO membership – German media
    Feb02

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko plans referendum on NATO membership – German media

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans a referendum on whether Ukraine should join the NATO alliance given polls that show 54 percent of Ukrainians now favour such a move, Germany’s Funke Mediengruppe newspaper chain reported Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Tillerson takes charge of restive State Department
    Feb02

    Tillerson takes charge of restive State Department

    WASHINGTON: Former ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson was sworn in Wednesday to take charge of a US State Department simmering with opposition to President Donald Trump’s refugee ban. After the 64-year-old oilman’s nomination was confirmed by the Senate, he headed to the White House, where Trump formally named the political...

    U.S. flirts with softer stance on Russia’s conduct in Ukraine
    Feb02

    U.S. flirts with softer stance on Russia’s conduct in Ukraine

    The Trump administration on Wednesday maintained a low-key approach to the latest flare-up of violence in eastern Ukraine, where the government accuses Russian-backed forces of stepping up attacks. The restrained tone may reflect the start of a new U.S. approach to dealing with Russia’s cross-border activity, even as top U.S. officials are...

    The show under Washington’s big top
    Feb02

    The show under Washington’s big top

    Saul Loeb/Getty WASHINGTON – No wonder the Ringling Bros. circus is folding; it can’t compete with the United States Congress. It is early morning in a Senate office building on Capitol Hill in the middle of the second week of America’s brand-new president’s presidency, the day that used to be known as Wednesday. But now, guess...